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D543 Tobacco pipe, wood / lead, South Africa, acquired 1889. Click to enlarge.

Wooden tobacco pipe decorated with lead

Made c 1890
Wooden tobacco pipe, bowl inlaid with lead. The stem widens towards the mouthpiece which is pierced with a hole. The top of the bowl is encircled with lead with four horse-shoe shapes and tiny triangles radiating from these. Towards the base are two groups of concentric circles, each circle having small radiating triangles. A smaller circle with radiating triangles is in the middle of these. All decorations are lead. There is a rounded knob at the base of the bowl.

Summary

Object No.

D543

Object Statement

Tobacco pipe, wood / lead, South Africa, acquired 1889

Physical Description

Wooden tobacco pipe, bowl inlaid with lead. The stem widens towards the mouthpiece which is pierced with a hole. The top of the bowl is encircled with lead with four horse-shoe shapes and tiny triangles radiating from these. Towards the base are two groups of concentric circles, each circle having small radiating triangles. A smaller circle with radiating triangles is in the middle of these. All decorations are lead. There is a rounded knob at the base of the bowl.

Production

Made

c 1890

Source

Credit Line

Acquired by exchange from Reverend Brother Claudius

Acquisition Date

20 November 1889

Cite this Object

Harvard

Wooden tobacco pipe decorated with lead 2020, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 6 June 2020, <https://ma.as/223450>

Wikipedia

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